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Microsoft Businesses Obtain ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System Certification by PECB MS

2019-10-30 – PECB MS is pleased to announce that it has audited and certified the Microsoft Cloud Operations + Innovation (CO+I) and Microsoft Hungary businesses against ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS) through the managing Partner in the U.S, ‘’STEER”.

Microsoft selected PECB MS, and thereby PECB MS Partner ‘’STEER,’’ to conduct the certification audits for these businesses. After rigorous, but successful audits, these Microsoft businesses were found compliant against the ISO 37001 requirements, leading to successful certifications.

These Microsoft businesses are amongst the first major organizations of a U.S.- based multi-national company to implement and achieve certification against the ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System Standard. For PECB MS, this is a clear demonstration of the uncompromisable determination to stay true to its mission and values. 

“We are proud to have been selected by Microsoft to conduct the audits. Our cooperation with STEER was an excellent example of what professionalism, commitment and true partnership can achieve. Congratulations to Microsoft for obtaining these ISO 37001 ABMS certifications.”- said Faton Aliu, Chairman of BoD at PECB.

“After competitively evaluating several of the ISO 37001 accredited certifying bodies in the market, I was extremely impressed with the PECB MS and STEER team. Their level of professionalism, extensive practical experience working in compliance organizations of multi-national organizations, and in-depth understanding of ISO 37001 requirements made them a great set of partners to work with as part of Microsoft’s ISO 37001 journey.”- said Judd Hesselroth, Director, Office of Legal Compliance – Programs at Microsoft.

“We are thrilled to have had the opportunity of working with PECB MS on Microsoft’s certifications against the ISO 37001, and must express our contentment on this collaboration. This partnership is definitely an experience and professional success that STEER is excited to have contributed towards.” said Daniel Bleeker, Senior Managing Partner at STEER.

This opportunity has reflected PECB MS’s commitment to becoming a global benchmark for the provisioning of audit and certification services that inspire trust to organizations around the world.

About PECB MS

PECB Management Systems Inc. (referred to also as PECB MS) is specialized in the certification of management systems on a wide range of international standards.

As a global provider of audit and certification services, PECB MS offers its expertise on multiple fields, including but not limited to Information Security, Quality Management, Business Continuity, Service Management, Health, Safety and Environmental Management. PECB MS provides certification services in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021 and ISO/IEC 17065.

We help organizations to show commitment by providing them with valuable evaluation and certification against internationally recognized standards. Our mission is to provide our clients with comprehensive services that inspire trust and demonstrate recognition. For further information regarding the PECB MS principal objectives and activities, visit www.pecb-ms.com.

About STEER

STEER is a global boutique group of compliance, risk management and internal audit professionals with over four decades of experience as senior executives with multinational corporations, with offices in New York (USA) and Zurich (Switzerland). We partner with companies to develop or enhance their compliance programs and risk management competencies in an effort to strengthen their culture of integrity and governance.

The quality of our work has been recognized by Management and Boards of Fortune 200 companies, as well as by government authorities and regulators worldwide. STEER’s network of consultants have a minimum of 20 years relevant working experience and are highly knowledgeable in providing compliance, risk management and audit services. For further information about STEER, please visit https://www.steerglobal.com.